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4.5 out of 5

"Good for the price, close to the water and quiet. " More

By a verified traveller on Sat 24 Oct 2020

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Hotel Description

A family-friendly stay in Taupo awaits you at Cascades Lakefront Motel. You'll be 1.9 km (1.2 mi) from Taupo Hot Springs and 4.6 km (2.9 mi) from Taupo Bungy. Highlights at this beachfront motel include in-room free WiFi, balconies, and LCD TVs.

TVs with digital channels are featured in all 24 rooms, and you can enjoy free newspapers, portable fans, and phones.

Spend the day at the beach and enjoy the onsite outdoor swimming pool and spa tub. Other amenities include free WiFi in public areas, laundry facilities, and ski storage. There's also free self parking, along with the convenience of a free airport shuttle.

Places within a 15-minute drive of this 4-star Taupo motel include Huka Falls and Wairakei International Golf Course.

Upstairs Mountain View Studio

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
NZ$126* Per night/room 27 Oct. - 28 Oct.

Economy Studio

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Standard Family Unit 5 People

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 5 Max

Family Room, Partial Lake View

Bed Count 2 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 5 Max

Upstairs Studio

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Large Family Unit 5 People

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 5 Max

Cascades Lakefront Motel ratings based on 222 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.5 out of 5 4.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Cascades Lakefront Motel

Everyone (81) Couples (80) Family (63)
4 out of 5
Good for the price, close to the water and quiet.

Posted by , from Welly on 24 Oct. 2020

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26 Oct. 2020 by Silas

Thanks for your comments, hope to see you next time!

3 out of 5

Posted by on 22 Aug. 2020

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1 Sep. 2020 by Silas

Thanks for staying at Cascades Lakefront Motel

4 out of 5
Guests staying were Loud but that’s the only thing bad I can’t say about it

Posted by on 26 Jul. 2020

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28 Jul. 2020 by Owner

Thank you for your review, and we are sorry you had noisy neighbours.

4 out of 5
Booked pretty late, but wjen we arrived, heater had been put on in the room already which was great as it was a good wintwrs night. Very friendly staff. Only down side were the people upstairs which we could hear walking around quite loudly throigh the ceiling.

Posted by on 8 Jul. 2020

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18 Jul. 2020 by Owner

Sorry about the the heavy-footed people above, but we are glad you enjoyed your stay!

4 out of 5
Nice room, spacious. Heater made rattling noise all night, don’t recommend if you’re a light sleeper. Dated appliances but still did the job. Would stay again.

Posted by , from Wellington on 7 Jul. 2020

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18 Jul. 2020 by Owner

Sorry about the heater fan. We will check it out.

5 out of 5
Very friendly and helpful owners. Went out of their way to help

Posted by on 5 Jul. 2020

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18 Jul. 2020 by Owner

Thank you for the great review, and it was a pleasure!

5 out of 5
Very comfortable and very friendly. We will definitely stay there again.

Posted by , from Northland New Zealand on 29 Jun. 2020

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18 Jul. 2020 by Owner

Thank you Sally, and we look forward to seeing you again!

1 out of 5
We can’t comment on the property as Wotif didn’t action our cancellation. We cancelled on 5/2/2020

Posted by on 29 Feb. 2020

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5 Mar. 2020 by Owner

Considering we did not receive any cancellation and that you didn't stay, we are very disappointed you gave us a review.

3 out of 5
No fly screens, no air conditioning Beautiful decor, beautiful vista, best wood fire pizzas close by at the water’s edge. Kind and courteous host,

Posted by , from Australia on 25 Feb. 2020

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25 Feb. 2020 by owner

Thank you for your review.

4 out of 5
Very comfortable although we would opt to stay further back and a lakeview next time, Studio was lovely but too lit up at night, even thiugh there was good window treatments Thankyou 👍

Posted by on 24 Feb. 2020

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25 Feb. 2020 by owner

And thank you!

About the Cascades Lakefront Motel

Location 303 Lake Terrace, Taupo, 3330

Property Features

Cascades Lakefront Motel offers its guests an outdoor pool and a spa tub. A computer station is on site and WiFi is free in public spaces. A roundtrip airport shuttle is free (available 24 hours). A library, tour/ticket assistance, and barbecue grills are also featured at the family-friendly Cascades Lakefront Motel. Free self parking is available. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this 4-star Taupo motel.

  • 24 guestrooms or units
  • 2 levels
  • Built in 1986
  • Towels for the beach
  • Ski equipment storage
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Library
  • Garden
  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Outdoor picnic space
  • Computer for guest use
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Smoking in designated areas

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Outdoor pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Playground on site

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking , RV, bus, truck parking

Transport

  • Airport: Taupo (TUO) (4.4 km / 2.7 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Free airport shuttle
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Cascades Lakefront Motel offers 24 accommodations, which are accessible via exterior corridors and feature complimentary newspapers and irons/ironing boards. Rooms open to balconies or patios. 32-inch LCD televisions come with digital channels. Bathrooms include showers. This Taupo motel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Private balcony or patio
  • HD television
  • Digital channels
  • Shower
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Newspapers (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Exterior corridor access
  • Heating
  • Portable fan

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2:00 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18
  • Check-in time ends at 8:30 PM

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 7:30 AM - 9:00 PM. If you are planning to arrive after 9:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

The front desk at this property is open daily from 7:30 AM - 9:00 PM.
Guests arriving after 9:00 PM must make advance arrangements by contacting the property using the information on the booking confirmation. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 2 children 2 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for NZD 25.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pet Policy

  • Pets: NZD 20.00 per pet, per night
  • Only dogs and cats are allowed
  • Weight limit: 22 lbs
  • Certain rooms only, restrictions apply
  • You can request a pet-friendly room by reaching out to the property at the number on the booking confirmation
  • Service animals are exempt from fees

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges. For guests' safety, the property includes a fire extinguisher and a smoke detector in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.Guests are provided with hand sanitizer.Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cots (infant beds) available
  • No lifts
  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Number of children who can stay for free – 2
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Staffed front desk
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff do not wear personal protective equipment
  • Protective clothing is not available for guests
  • No shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser
  • Social distancing measures are not in place
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually wrapped food options are not available
  • No gap period between guests' stays
  • Staff temperature checks are not conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are not available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Property does not follow sanitisation practices of any association

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Pet fee: NZD 20.00 per pet, per night
  • Service animals are exempt from fees
  • Early check-in is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Comfort Inn Cascades
  • Comfort Inn Cascades Motel
  • Comfort Inn Cascades Motel Taupo
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  • Comfort Inn Cascades Hotel Taupo
  • Cascades Inn Taupo
  • Cascades Taupo
  • Cascades Lakefront Motel Taupo
  • Cascades Lakefront Taupo
  • Cascades Lakefront
  • Cascades Lakefront Motel Motel
  • Cascades Lakefront Motel Taupo
  • Cascades Lakefront Motel Motel Taupo

You should know

  • Cascades Lakefront Motel offers transfers from the airport. Please contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation 48 hours prior to arrival with your arrival details.
  • Up to 2 children 2 years old and younger stay free in the same room as the parent or guardian when using existing bedding.
  • Pets are welcome in certain rooms only; other restrictions apply (please see the Fees section for related charges). To make arrangements for your pet, contact the property directly at the number on your booking confirmation.

National Rating

This property does not have a Qualmark® rating. For the benefit of our customers, we have provided a rating based on our rating system.

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*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.